Walter Payton
Awards Won
AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award
Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award
AP Most Valuable Player
Cause Of Death
Liver tumour
Schools
Jackson State University
Award
NFL Pro Bowl Most Valuable Player Award
NFL Most Valuable Player Award
Age
Died at 45 (1954-1999)
Award Season
1977 NFL season
Age
Dec. at 46 (1953-1999)
Position
Running back
Birthdate
1954-07-25
Teams
Chicago Bears
Birthplace
Columbia
Mississippi
United States of America
Nationality
United States of America
Teams
Chicago Bears
Children
Jarrett Payton
Brittney Payton
Profession
American football player
Height
5'10"
Profession
American football player
Position
Running back
Nominated For
Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award

Walter Payton

Walter Jerry Payton (July 25, 1954 – November 1, 1999) was an American football running back who played for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL) for thirteen seasons. Payton was known around the NFL as "Sweetness". A nine-time Pro Bowl selectee, Payton is remembered as a prolific rusher, once holding records for career rushing yards, touchdowns, carries, yards from scrimmage, all-purpose yards, and many other categories. He was also versatile, and retired with ... more on Wikipedia

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